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Only a few dozen gun-rights activists converged on the Virginia state capital on Monday for an annual demonstration that typically draws thousands, with this year’s protests dampened by tensions in the wake of the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol.
As Nigerian and Nigerians grapple with economic recession and second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Monday, disagreed and condemned the alleged move by the Federal Government to sell public assets to implement 2021 budget.
Europe’s populist leaders are outraged by the decision of U.S. social-media giants to block U.S. President Donald Trump from posting on their sites. They fear Facebook, Twitter and other major social media companies could start banning them, too.
The company said it had been alerted to the attack by investigators at Microsoft and that “a sophisticated threat actor” had compromised the certificate used to guard connections between its products and Microsoft’s cloud services.
American social networking service Facebook on Tuesday tossed off Iranian-owned news network, Press TV from its app, the state-run firm has said.
An Internet provider in North Idaho, Your T1 WIFI, has announced its resolve to block networking apps Facebook and Twitter from its WIFI service over censorship of its customers.
Uganda banned social media and messaging apps on Tuesday, two days ahead of a presidential election pitting Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, against opposition frontrunner Bobi Wine, a popular singer.
Rivers State Executive Council has approved the construction of a new House of Assembly quarters in Port Harcourt at the cost of N10.1 billion.
London declared a major incident on Friday because its hospitals were at risk of being overwhelmed by a highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus racing “out of control” across the UK.
Outgoing U.S President Donald Trump said he was “outraged by the violence, lawlessness and mayhem” after a group of his supporters stormed the Capitol and forced a halt to a Congressional joint sitting.
Facebook Inc said it would block U.S. President Donald Trump’s accounts for at least the next two weeks until the presidential transition is completed and perhaps indefinitely, the most significant sanction of the president by any major social media company. The decision by Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg comes after Facebook announced on Wednesday it would lock for 24 hours Trump’s page, which has 35 million followers.
Four people are dead, including a woman who was fatally shot inside the U.S. Capitol, and 52 arrests were made Wednesday after supporters of President Donald Trump breached the building ahead of the Electoral College vote, according to police.
Republican lawmakers early Thursday objected to counting Pennsylvania’s electors, further delaying the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory after the House and Senate rejected an earlier challenge to his win in Arizona.
The bloody chaos inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday came after the police force that protects the legislative complex was overrun by a mob of Trump supporters in what law enforcement officials called a catastrophic failure to prepare.
The President of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers and National Publicity Secretary (South) of the Association of Nigerian Authors, Wole Adedoyin, has been appointed as member of the International Human Rights Art Festival Advisory Council For African Literary Projects and Nigerian Outreach Coordinator.
A band of President Donald Trump’s Republican allies planned a last-ditch effort on Wednesday to undo his election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, a bid almost certain to fail that comes on the same day their party is poised to lose its majority in the Senate.
Zamfara State government has invested N10 billion in real estate in the last one-and-a-half years.
Federal Government has pledged it’s commitment to supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in order to create more job opportunities for the nation’s teeming youths.
The Federal High Court sitting, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted an ex-parte order to paste hearing notices on former speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in his office.
He added that the initiative was part of an effort to promote a comprehensive health system and ensured civil servants attained better mental health which underscores the high premium the present administration places on the wellbeing of its workforce in line with its THEMES Agenda, particularly at this present time when everyone was grappling with a global health crisis of Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday resumed sitting with an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tope Aina, disagreeing with the petitioner that votes scored by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu were wrongly credited.
There is significant breaking Real Madrid news on Tuesday with Marca reporting that Martin Odegaard has asked to leave the club this month.
Manchester United legend Gary Neville has theorised that his former club signed Donny van de Beek in the expectation that Paul Pogba would depart.
The Enugu Rangers players on Friday stopped over to pray for their late colleague, Ifeanyi George, at a spot along Asaba-Benin Highway where he died in a car accident in March, last year.
Efforts by Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to build a new majority in parliament after a junior partner quit his coalition floundered at the weekend as several centrist lawmakers rejected his overtures.
President-elect Joe Biden is filling out his State Department team with a group of former career diplomats and veterans of the Obama administration, signaling his desire to return to a more traditional foreign policy after four years of uncertainty and unpredictability under President Donald Trump.
As schools in Borno reopen today, Governor Babagana Zulum has approved the release of N624 million for the payment of scholarship to students in tertiary institutions.